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Timber Frame Pool house- Completed pics

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Project by TimberFramerBob posted 515 days ago 2536 views 17 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a pool house we did in NJ near the shore. The frame is eastern white pine and stained with sikkens. It is about 1000 sq feet. the four valleys meet at a “compression ring” to allow the cupula on top to have unobstructe light from the windows

-- ..........a man who works with his hands, his brains, and his heart.....is an artist.





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DouginVa

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#1 posted 515 days ago

Available for rent or long term lease? I’ll see this in the daily top 3 very soon. Excellent building…..or is it a man cave?

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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TimberFramerBob

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#2 posted 515 days ago

Doug….its pretty much a man cave…..satillite tv(S) fully stocked bar, bathroom, video games, bedroom, pool table….you name it.

-- ..........a man who works with his hands, his brains, and his heart.....is an artist.

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MisterBill

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#3 posted 514 days ago

I like your work. It looks very inviting!

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chrisstef

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#4 posted 514 days ago

Ill bring a 12 pack and a box of hot dogs!!!

Wicked cool.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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stefang

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#5 posted 514 days ago

Quite a place. Wonderful workmanship.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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rhybeka

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#6 posted 514 days ago

I’d take that ‘dog house’ any time. Great work!

-- aspiring jill of all trades

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JoeinGa

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#7 posted 514 days ago

The heck with hot dogs… If I can stay in there for a short visit, I’ll bring steaks!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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GaryL

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#8 posted 514 days ago

That’s over the top. I’ll be there with the chips and dip…ok, I’m cheap

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 514 days ago

That’s a beautiful building.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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BusterB

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#10 posted 514 days ago

SWEET….. that may be the single nicest pool house I have ever seen….fantastic job

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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grfrazee

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#11 posted 514 days ago

Man, if I had the money, timber frame would definitely be the way I’d build my house. Excellent job!

-- -=Pride is not a sin=-

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Bluepine38

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#12 posted 514 days ago

Really an over the top pool house. Does it have radiant floor heat? Those folding doors must have been fun
to set up to make sure they were airtight. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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WannaBBetter

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#13 posted 514 days ago

Must be Rumson … they don’t know what to do with their money

-- I cut it three times and it's still too short

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 514 days ago

That pool house is beautiful. It looks like a fun place to hang out. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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lysdexic

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#15 posted 514 days ago

How much does something like this cost compared to regular framing? Roughly.

-- It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. - Muhammad Ali

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